Larry Stevenson

Ep: 113 Larry Stevenson

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Larry StevensonLarry Stevenson began helping people find and earn scholarships in 1984 when he read about one girl, with a 3.6 GPA, who earned $310,000 before the age of computers. He has spent the last decade helping thousands of students–from 13 to 62 years of age–to earn free money for college. As a professional trainer he taught 1,700+ groups in 22+ countries. He has authored 5 books including Get Free Money for College! Enjoy $100,000s in Scholarships–at Any Age! and How to Find 50-100 Scholarships Perfect for You!

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Show Notes:

  • Larry’s three biggest habits are:
    • He is a person of faith and prays everyday.
    • He reads something from the Bible everyday.
    • Larry begins everyday by looking at what he wants to accomplish and at the end of the day he reviews what he accomplished and what he wants to do tomorrow.
  • There are scholarships for everyone.
    • There are at least 28 scholarships for just 13 year olds.
    • There are several for only sophomores or only juniors.
    • An older woman told Larry that she found multiple scholarships for herself as well.
  • Look around!
  • Larry recommends at least 100 hours to do scholarships.
    • If you get $4000 in scholarships then that amounts to $40 per hour of work which is pretty good.
  • Too many people believe they don’t deserve a scholarship.
    • Larry wants to get people to recognize that they deserve money.
  • Larry’s method has people prepare scholarships statements.
    • Build the statement around 4 themes.
      • Find 3 situations or courses for each theme.
        • Come up with 3 specific examples of your achievements for each situations.
  • Once you’re done, refine your essays at least 6 times, and then you can copy and paste the answers for most scholarship applications.
  • There are scholarships for almost anything.
    • It’s a myth that only certain types of people get scholarships.
  • Larry has identified how doing scholarships can take someone only 90 minutes of work a week for a whole year.
    • The first 3 months focus on preparing reusable material.
    • After that, they can do 3 to 4 scholarships a week.
    • With this method. one could fill out up to 105 scholarships in a year.
  • In How to Find 50-100 Scholarships Perfect for You,
    • Larry goes through tips on how to avoid scams.
    • He gives 11 specific sources to find and vet scholarships perfect for you.
  • Text scholarshipbook to 66866 to receive a free PDF!
  • Making scholarships rewarding and fun will help students in life!

Larry Stevenson’s Recharge Round

  1. Share with us how you believe your mindset affects your life? He keeps 3 different mindsets to help drive him:
    • The purpose of all of this is to find joy.
    • We have the power within us to accomplish good things.
    • There is an abundance.
  2. What do you do daily to bring Energy into your life? Larry prays three times a day, he feasts on the good word of God, and he gets up and acts. He has a list of things to do.
  3. Share the number one connection that has made the biggest impact on your life? His biggest connection is his first mentor from right out of college.
  4. What advice has Influenced you the most in your life? “There is no end to the amount of good you can do as long as you don’t care who gets the credit.”
  5. Recommend a book and share why you love it?  The Zookeeper’s Secret by Jeff Thompson
  6. Define in one sentence or less, what legacy you want to leave on the world?  He wants to have helped to create a society of unity where there are no people excluded.





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